West Lafayette


Campus Student Services

Students at the West Lafayette campus can access a wide range of support services from IU School of Medicine as well as those available through Purdue University. For starters, lab supplies—scrubs, lab coats and gloves—are provided to students by the IU School of Medicine—West Lafayette. This is unique to this campus.

All centralized student services for the IU School of Medicine operate from the Indianapolis campus, including academic advising, disability accommodations, financial support, health care and wellness services, and student mistreatment complaint handling. Localized services are also available. These include personal counseling, campus safety, peer tutoring, exam preparation and more.

Student Support Services in West Lafayette

As part of the statewide IU School of Medicine academic advising program, each student is assigned a lead advisor and a volunteer faculty advisor. Students can access this support West Lafayette by emailing Linnette White. Her office is located in Lyles Porter-Hall (2017).

The IU School of Medicine is committed to helping students with disabilities succeed academically. MD students in need of disability accommodations should apply to the IU School of Medicine Disabilities Accommodations Committee.

Medical students at the West Lafayette campus can access preventative health services and acute care through Purdue University Student Hospital (PUSH)  (765-494-1724), IU Health Arnett Urgent Care (765-448-8100), and Franciscan Express Care (765-463-6262).

Students at the West Lafayette campus who are seeking Mental Health Services—for any reason—have several support options. IU School of Medicine offers counseling services via telephone or in person. Call 317-278-2383 to schedule an appointment or contact Dana Lasek, PhD, regional campus psychologist and liaison. Locally, the West Lafayette director of regional medical education also provides swift access to assistance for students seeking counseling and psychological services. IU School of Medicine students seeking personal counseling and psychiatric services in West Lafayette can access this support on campus at Purdue University Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) in Lynn Hall. Call 765-494-7893 for an appointment or email Luana M. Nan, PhD, at nanl@purdue.edu. Other area resources include the Wabash Valley Alliance (415 North 26th Street, Suite 103, 765-446-6400) and Sycamore Springs (833 Park East Blvd, 765-743-4400).

For security and safety issues, please contact the Purdue University Police Department. In an emergency, call 9-1-1. For non-emergency police service, call 765-494-8221.